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Fr Andrew Britz - Rule of Faith

Bush Dweller James Gray OSB

Vol. 94, No. 29, January 11, 2017

Week of Prayer

WEEK OF PRAYER - Orthodox church steeple is seen in front of Lomonosov Moscow State University in Moscow Jan. 9. The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is Jan. 18-24. (CNS photo/Maxim Shemetov, Reuters)





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This Week


Future church

“Africa is no dark continent — some distant impoverished mystery cut off from the enlightenment of western democracy, technology and prosperity,” writes Michael Swan. “Africa is becoming an engine of the future, especially the future of the universal church.”


Best dramatic films

Gerald Schmitz chooses his best dramatic films of the past year. Topping the list is the multiple Golden Globe-winning film La La Land.


Last frontier

Is the rural prairie West the last frontier for reconciliation with First Nations? asks Roger Epp. Land, he says, is the heart of the matter.


New Jersey cardinal

Cardinal Joseph Tobin was installed as New Jersey’s first Roman Catholic cardinal Jan. 6 at a solemn mass in Newark’s Sacred Heart Cathedral during which he declared that the church “is neither an elite club nor static container of truth.”

Faith

In Exile

By Ron Rolheiser, OMI

Church sanctuary

Liturgy and Life

By Michael Dougherty

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time Jan. 22, 2017

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